Other (Free) Resources

CVHelps is a free service built and run by volunteers. Our aim is to connect the communities and individuals to services, organizations, and other community members within the Comox Valley, during the time of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resources

Find current resources in our listings below. These resources include external sites, FB Groups, or other outside entities that are also doing useful stuff related to COVID in the valley. Please note that we do not endorse any one service or organization over another.

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Beacon Buddies

This is a mid-Island volunteer-run community service that matches people currently in voluntary self-isolation/quarantine with a neighbour who can help out with occasional basic out-of-home errands.

Service(s) Available: Volunteer Projects

Comox Valley Economic Development & Tourism

This site provides local businesses including restaurants, retail service providers, farm markets/stands, and winery/brewery/distilleries to outline their current services being offered.

Service(s) Available: Free Business-related Services

Comox Valley Restaurants offering Delivery/Pick-up

A list of local restaurants in the Comox Valley that are currently offering either pick-up or delivery services. If you click the link it will take you directly to their Facebook page with more information like hours and additional details on what they’re offering at this time. – Corey Zaal

Service(s) Available: Supporting Small Businesses

Free Internet Cafe

Comox Valley Lifelong Learning Centre is offering a Free Internet Cafe! Located at 1507A McPhee Avenue in Courtenay, the Free Internet Cafe is It is open 9-3 Monday-Friday and on Thursdays the Care-A-Van is parked at our centre all day. You can find out more about this program on our website at https://cvllc.ca/covid-19-programs

Service(s) Available: Volunteer Projects

Lush Valley Food Program

Food Assistance Program – Request Form
Please note: This program is only available to those who are unable to access food due to financial circumstances. If you are able to pay for food, please order through your local grocery store.

Service(s) Available: Emergency Services

Masks-For-All Comox Valley

This group of Comox Valley mask-makers exists to spread awareness and connect crafters with each other to share supplies as well as connecting crafters to those who need masks. Many of the mask-makers will make masks for donation, or for free for frontline workers and those in essential services. They maintain a list of mask-makers here: List of CV Mask Makers

Service(s) Available: Masks and protective gear

Need Help Offer Help

This Facebook group is an active platform for mutual aid and support in the Comox Valley. Please check it out and participate!

Service(s) Available: Online Community

Things That Are Open

Comox Valley Things that are Open is a directory of Comox Valley businesses offering services to the public during COVID-19:

We’re still here to serve! It may be quiet, but if you listen closely, there’s a hum. Behind closed doors, kitchens are cooking, artists are creating, instructors are teaching, makers are making. Things may have changed, but we’re resilient, we’ve found new ways to connect with one another.

Service(s) Available: Free Business-related Services

Have we missed a great resource? Please let us know if you have suggestions, updates, or more information about COVID-19 resources by emailing dan.bashaw@pathwisesolutions.com, or completing the Contact form.